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AN UNEXPECTED HOLIDAY GIFT

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Ex-NFL star + snarky single mom = a touchdown of a holiday romance


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The vampires are coming... and this time, the lights won't stop them.


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The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery...


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This holiday season, love is on the menu.


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A Spartan heart can conquer anything, even myths, magic, and monsters.


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There’s nothing like a firefighting cowboy to keep you toasty warm this Christmas...



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Also by Beatriz Williams:

Cocoa Beach, July 2017
Hardcover
A Certain Age, January 2017
Paperback (reprint)
The Wicked City, January 2017
Hardcover
Along the Infinite Sea, August 2016
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A Certain Age, July 2016
Hardcover
The Forgotten Room, January 2016
Hardcover
Along the Infinite Sea, November 2015
Hardcover
Tiny Little Thing, July 2015
Hardcover
The Secret Life Of Violet Grant, June 2014
Hardcover
A Hundred Summers, June 2013
Hardcover
Overseas, April 2013
Paperback
Overseas, May 2012
Hardcover

A Certain Age
Beatriz Williams


William Morrow
July 2016
On Sale: June 26, 2016
Featuring: Octavian Rofrano; Mrs. Theresa Marshall
460 pages
ISBN: 0062404954
EAN: 9780062404954
Kindle: B00Z751AWA
Hardcover / e-Book
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Paperback (reprint - January 2017)

Women's Fiction Historical | Historical

The bestselling author of A Hundred Summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, romance, and scandal in New York Society, brimming with lush atmosphere, striking characters, and irresistible charm.

As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs. Theresa Marshall of Fifth Avenue and Southampton, Long Island, has done the unthinkable: she’s fallen in love with her young paramour, Captain Octavian Rofrano, a handsome aviator and hero of the Great War. An intense and deeply honorable man, Octavian is devoted to the beautiful socialite of a certain age and wants to marry her. While times are changing and she does adore the Boy, divorce for a woman of Theresa’s wealth and social standing is out of the question, and there is no need; she has an understanding with Sylvo, her generous and well-respected philanderer husband.

But their relationship subtly shifts when her bachelor brother, Ox, decides to tie the knot with the sweet younger daughter of a newly wealthy inventor. Engaging a longstanding family tradition, Theresa enlists the Boy to act as her brother’s cavalier, presenting the family’s diamond rose ring to Ox’s intended, Miss Sophie Fortescue—and to check into the background of the little-known Fortescue family. When Octavian meets Sophie, he falls under the spell of the pretty ingénue, even as he uncovers a shocking family secret. As the love triangle of Theresa, Octavian, and Sophie progresses, it transforms into a saga of divided loyalties, dangerous revelations, and surprising twists that will lead to a shocking transgression . . . and eventually force Theresa to make a bittersweet choice.

Full of the glamour, wit and delicious twists that are the hallmarks of Beatriz Williams’ fiction and alternating between Sophie’s spirited voice and Theresa’s vibrant timbre, A Certain Age is a beguiling reinterpretation of Richard Strauss’s comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, set against the sweeping decadence of Gatsby’s New York.

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